Professional hunter Sean Holloway guides Brant Brittmann of Illinois to his first-ever blue wildebeest, waterbuck, eland, red hartebeest, black wildebeest, warthog and springbok in this latest episode of our web-exclusive “African Experience” video series.
You’ve probably heard that African dangerous game can absorb five hits from an Abrams tank and keep on charging. You’ve probably heard that kudu, eland, wildebeest and even impala are so tough from evading lions and leopards they’ll soak up bullets that would floor a North American brown bear. Nonsense.
While shot-placement may seem universal, it is actually oddly specific not just to individual game, but to game of specific geographic localities. Read on for some tips on where to place that shot when hunting African plains game.